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The automotive world is filled with fraternal twins. Cars that share each others eyes. Eyes are windows to a person’s soul...err, or lack thereof with some of these contestants. So let’s see if you can guess that twin!

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5. The Oscar Meyer Wienermobile

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This lumbering linebacker shares its eyes with the Pontiac Grand Am. The equivalent of that one friend who always wears athletic gear but never actually does anything physical.

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4. Ford Taurus SHO

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The Taurus SHO was the sibling that got all the good genes and is popular with everyone. The eyes are from it’s pedestrian big brother the Mercury Sable who is mediocrity incarnate. Meanwhile on a dating site: Please describe yourself **Dependable and Consistent** aannnnd Submit.

(Note: Canadian spec shown for reference purposes because U.S. spec is a blotchy light bar so its harder to see the resemblance).

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3. UPS Truck

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What can brown do for you? Well for starters they can not leave me “sorry we missed you” tags on my door when I’m clearly home. This truck shares it’s headlights with a Formula 1 Car!!!!

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Awww, just kidding. BUT it does share its eyes with the second best thing to a full fledge racing machine, the Oldsmobile Alero.

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2. Ford Probe

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The Probe shares it eye mechanicals with the FC Rx-7. How’s that for street cred! But in reality this pic looks to nice for a run of the mill Ford Probe.

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...Still too nice

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Ahh, Much more realistic.

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1. Vector Aeromotive

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They are a niche automotive, sorry, aeromotive company that pumped out such cars as the W8 and the M12.

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They pretty much went off the grid only to return with some hope of making a hyper mega car that sounds too good on toilet paper.

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As it stands, it’s rolling show pony up there to lure in unsuspecting investors and it has the eyes of it’s real sibling, the Toyota Supra.

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0. Pontiac Trans Sport

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GM does a lot of things but parts bin specials isn’t one of them! They make exotic and unique vehicles that have their own dedicated artisans with nary a part shared between them. See this Pontiac Bonneville has nothing in common with its bloated brethren.

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-1. Who’s eyes does Steve Buscemi share his with?

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